The Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Bello, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari that the individuals in his state live in hell, following the collapse of two bridges alongside the Minna-Bida street and Bida-Wushishi-Zugeru street.
Bello met with Buhari on the Presidential Villa on Friday.
Talking to State Home Correspondents afterwards, the Governor famous that the poor state of federal roads has made life troublesome for commuters and is threatening to chop them off from the remainder of the nation.
He additionally lamented that floods have destroyed acres of crops, notably sugar plantations.
In line with Bello, “one thing must be achieved instantly to offer various routes” and he hopes to have the opportunity “to get some fast intervention from the Federal Authorities in order that we will help our native farmers which have misplaced their livelihood because of floods.”
Requested concerning the President’s response to his request, Bello mentioned, “The President believes extra in motion, he doesn’t discuss an excessive amount of. I believe from his countenance I can say that he felt dangerous particularly for Niger State. We’re shouldering all the burden, each cargo from South West passes by way of Minna particularly.
“I believe he has an thought, he most likely is not going to know every part however he has an thought what we’re going by way of at second.
“In the meanwhile we’re going by way of hell in Niger State. So I consider one thing will likely be achieved.”